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Taken by: Patrick Tutt

Seastar on night dive - Saudi Arabia - Canon S90 with han...
Seastar on night dive - Saudi Arabia - Canon S90 with han... by Patrick Tutt
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Posted: Wednesday, November 10, 2010- (11/10/2010 11:18:00 AM)
Category: Macro - Close-Up
location: Red Sea Saudi Arabia
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nice abstract crop - with texture added by side lighting
message this message is importantPatrick,

I use a Canon S90 as well.......please tell me what strobe you would recomend?

Also....what are your favorite settings for macro?

Thanks

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Mark Sagovac
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message Hi Mrk,
I like to carry a minimum of stuff so I don't have a external strobe but I'm using a small hand LED torch light : it's much better to use an extra light that you can put in any position insteed of using the internal strobe of the camera.
P.S : be careful if you want to buy a LED torch light, chose one without white spot in the centre of the spot. The power of the light of the torche must be the same all around the spot. Most of those torches have greater intensity in the center and it overlight the center of the pictures.
For the setting macro... well nothing special, macro mode, automatic focus, slightly underexposure... and to get it closer...re-scaled with pohotshop...
Best regards
Patrick
 
Patrick Tutt
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message Thank you very much.

Great information.

It is refreshing to see great images being taken without the super expensive rigs like some photographers use.


Regards
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Mark Sagovac
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